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In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Everything Stops for Tea”, the seventh John Baldry album. It was recorded January – February 1972, at “I.B.C.” and “Morgan Studios” in London, and was produced by Elton John and Rod Stewart.

Personnel:

  • John Baldry – vocals, guitar
  • Elton John – piano, backing vocals
  • Rod Stewart – banjo, backing vocals
  • Madeline Bell – vocals
  • Doris Troy – vocals
  • Liza Strike – vocals
  • Barry St. John – vocals
  • James Litherland – guitar
  • Bob Weston – guitar
  • Davey Johnstone – guitar
  • Sam Mitchell – steel guitar
  • Ian Armit – keyboards
  • Jimmy Horowitz – keyboards
  • Stefan Delft – viola
  • Richard Brown – bass guitar
  • Bill Smith – bass guitar
  • John Porter – bass guitar
  • Klaus Voormann – bass
  • John Dentith – drums
  • Nigel Olsson – drums
  • Terry Stannard – drums
  • Micky Waller – percussion
  • Ray Cooper – percussion
  • Ronnie Wood – cover drawing

Track listing:

  1. Intro: Come Back Again – Ross Wilson
  2. Seventh Son – Willie Dixon
  3. Wild Mountain Thyme – traditional; arranged by John Baldry, Davey Johnstone
  4. Iko Iko – Sharon Jones, Jesse Thomas, Joe Jones, Mary Lynn Jones
  5. Jubilee Cloud – John Kongos, Peter Leroy
  6. Everything Stops for Tea – Al Goodhart, Al Hoffman, Maurice Sigler
  7. You Can’t Judge a Book by the Cover – Willie Dixon
  8. Mother Ain’t Dead – traditional
  9. Hambone – Sam Mitchell
  10. Lord Remember Me – Myrtle Jackson
  11. Armit’s Trousers – Ian Armit

On November 27, 1990.

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On November 27, 1990, “Factory Records” label released “Pills ‘n’ Thrills and Bellyaches”, the third Happy Mondays album. It was recorded in 1990, and was produced by Paul Oakenfold and Steve Osborne.

Personnel:

  • Shaun Ryder– vocals
  • Paul Ryder– bass guitar
  • Mark Day – lead guitar, rhythm guitar
  • Paul Davis – keyboards
  • Gary Whelan – drums, programming
  • Bez– mover and shaker
  • Rowetta– guest vocals
  • Tony Castro – percussion
  • Simon Machan – original programming
  • Paul Oakenfold– arranger, mixing engineer
  • Ray Blair – recording engineer
  • Steve Osborne– arranger, mixing engineer
  • Dale Lavi – photographer

Track listing:

All tracks  by Shaun Ryder, Paul Ryder, Mark Day, Paul Davis and Gary Whelan except where noted.

  1. Kinky Afro
  2. God’s Cop
  3. Donovan
  4. Grandbag’s Funeral
  5. Loose Fit
  6. Dennis and Lois
  7. Bob’s Yer Uncle – Happy Mondays, Steve Osborne, Paul Oakenfold
  8. Step On – John Kongos, Christos Demetriou
  9. Holiday
  10. Harmony